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Object Name Cape
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1900
Description 22 1/2” long. Black silk “shoulder cape” in form of a sideless blouse. Collar and the V- shaped fronts are edged in black lace. All other edges trimmed with jet beads. Short sleeve-like covers are made of lace. The cape is lined in gray/green cotton. The back part is waist length - a triangle with slight widening for 2 small V-shaped flaps at back waist. There is an attached ribbon tie to tie around the waist.
Accession Number 1975.3638